Dhaka, Mar 24 (UNB) - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday witnessed the design of the new campus of Jagannath University (JnU) and its Power Management Institute.
The design of the new JnU campus and its Power Management Institute, to be built in Keraniganj, was shown to the Prime Minister through a power-point presentation at her office.
Briefing reporters after the event, PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said the Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the design of the new campus of the university and its Power Management Institute.
She instructed the authorities concerned of the university to build structures of the university keeping asides adequate spaces for playgrounds and water-bodies.
The Prime Minister asked them for keeping a system to harvest rainwater and give proper attention to the environment.
PM's Energy Adviser DrTowfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu, PM's Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman, Vice-Chancellor of the university Dr Mizanur Rahman, Power Division Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus and Energy and Mineral Resources Division Secretary Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem were present on the occasion.
Dhaka, Mar 24 (UNB) – Airport authorities detained an Awami League leader along with 44 rounds of undeclared bullets from the domestic terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday.
ABM Majharul Enam, president of Darus Salam Thana Awami League, was attempting to pass the domestic terminal along with undeclared ammunition to board a flight of Regent Airways for going to Cox’s Bazar around 10:15 am, said Alamgir Hossain, additional superintendent of police (Operation and Media) of Airport Armed Police.
Security personnel detained Majharul along with 44 rounds of bullet for carrying those without following due procedure, he said adding that Majharul was handed over to Airport police station.
Chattogram, Mar 24 (UNB) – A team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit has interrogated the parents, relatives and neighbours of Polash Ahmed, the slain ‘hijacker’ of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight, in Sonargaon upazila in Narayanganj district.
A team of CTTC unit went to Polash’s Narayanganj residence around 8 pm on Saturday and interrogated his father Piar Zahan, mother Renu Begum, uncle Dwin Islam and 10 relatives and neighbours.
Rajesh Barua, inspector of Chattogram Metropolitan Police and also the investigation officer of the case said Polash’s former wife actress Samsun Nahar Shimla will be interrogated by in a day or two.
Shimla has been kept under surveillance of DB police and she will be interrogated soon, said police.
Foiling an alleged bid to hijack the Biman aircraft, members of joint forces killed Polash Ahmed at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on February 24.
Dhaka, Mar 24 (UNB) – A total of 82,500 students have got scholarships in the Primary Education Completion (PEC) Examinations held in 2018.
State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain came up with the information while talking to reporters at the secretariat on Sunday.
Among the total scholarship recipients, 33,000 students got scholarship under talent pool while 49,500 under general category
The list of scholarship recipients is available on the Primary Education Department website www.dpe.gov.bd.
He said the scholarship was introduced to flourish talents among students and prevent drop out.
Among them, who got scholarships under talent pool will receive Tk 300 per month while those under general category will get Tk 225 per month. They will get the scholarships for three years from class VI to VIII, he added.
Primary Education Completion (PEC) and Ebtedayee Examinations-2018 were held in November, 2018 across the country with the participation of 26,52,896 examinees. Around 97.59 percent students came out successful in the examinations.